Swargachitra Appachan

Pinakkatt D. Abraham, better known as Swargachitra Appachan is an Indian film producer, distributor, and entrepreneur. He is the founder of production and distribution company Swargachitra, best known for producing Godfather, Manichithrathazhu,

Pinakkatt D. Abraham
Pinakkatt D. Abraham

Kuppayakode, KodencheryKozhikode, Kerala, India
  • Producer
  • distributor
Years active1986 – present
Notable workGodfather Manichithrathazhu


Among the films produced by him, Manichitrathazhu is considered as one of the best thrillers ever made in India as well as one of the best Malayalam films ever made.[1] Manichitrathazhu was remade after nearly 10 years in various languages, including Kannada (Apthamitra), Tamil and Telugu (dubbed) (Chandramukhi), Bengali (Rajmohol), and Hindi (Bhool Bhulaiyaa), all being commercially successful. Apart from being the highest grossing Malayalam film ever, Manichitrathazhu was selected as second greatest Indian film through an IBNLive poll.[2]


Year Film Director Notes
1986 Poovinnu Puthiya Poonthennal Fazil Distributed by Central Pictures
1987 Manivathoorile Aayiram Sivarathrikal Distributed by Ghandhimathi
1989 Ramji Rao Speaking Siddique-Lal Remade in Tamil as Arangetra Velai. Hindi as Hera Pheri and in Telugu as Dhana Lakshmi I Love You
1991 Ente Sooryaputhrikku Fazil
1991 Godfather Siddique-Lal Remade in Telugu as Peddarikam, Hindi as Hulchul and in Kannada as Pandavaru.
1992 Vietnam Colony Remade in Tamil as Vietnam Colony
1993 Manichitrathazhu Fazil Remade in multiple Indian languages.
1997 Aniathipravu Remade in Tamil as Kadhalukku Mariyadhai and in Hindi as Doli Saja Ke Rakhna
2001 Friends Siddique
2003 Maa Bapu Bommaku Pellanta Ravi Raja Pinisetty Telugu film[3]
2004 Vesham V. M. Vinu
2007 Azhagiya Tamil Magan Bharathan Tamil film[4]
2022 CBI 5 K. Madhu

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  1. ^ Vilakudy, Rajaneesh (16 October 2007). "Of Bhool Bhulaiya, and a classic dumbed down". Rediff.com. Retrieved 18 September 2019.
  2. ^ "'Mayabazar' is India's greatest film ever: IBNLive poll" . IBN Live. 12 May 2013. Retrieved 24 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Telugu cinema - Bapubommaki Pellanta - ravi Raja Pinisetty - Gayatri Raghuram, Ajay Raghavendra".
  4. ^ "Vijay is 'Azhagiya Tamizh Magan'!". Sify. 9 October 2007. Archived from the original on 8 August 2019. Retrieved 8 August 2019.

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